Slow Down Swanbourne 2021

Sep 19, 2021
Perth, Western Australia, Australia

MacKellar Hall, Scotch College

76 Shenton Rd, Swanbourne WA 6010

Speedcubing Australia

Mark Charlesworth, Melanie Charlesworth, and Speedcubing Australia
WCA Delegate
Charlie van Ooran
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There is a competitor limit of 40 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is $15 (Australian Dollar).
If your registration is cancelled before you will be refunded 100% of your registration fee.
Registrants on the waiting list may be accepted onto the competitor list until .
If you are a registered competitor you may change your registered events until by contacting the organization team.
No on the spot registrations will be accepted.


Upon registering you will receive an email stating “Your registration for Slow Down Swanbourne 2021 is submitted and pending approval”. This does NOT mean that you are on the registration list. Competitors will not be approved until payment has been made.

Please ensure you have paid the registration fees via Stripe on the register page. Your registration is not complete and will not be processed until you have paid the $15 registration fee. Contact the organisational team if you encounter an issue.

Waiting List:

  • Once the competitor limit of 40 has filled, the waiting list will be opened.
  • You must pay the $15 registration fee to be added to the waiting list.
  • New registrations will be added to a waitlist and sorted in the order of payment.
  • Waitlisted competitors will only be added to the competition if an existing competitors withdraws.
  • All competitors still on the waiting list after 12/09/2021 will be removed and provided with a full refund.
  • You may enquire about your position on the waiting list by contacting the organisational team.

Deleting Registration/Refunds:

  • If you can no longer make the competition you may request a refund.
  • To receive a full refund you must contact the organisational team by 12/09/2021.
  • Withdrawing enables us to maximise attendance and for competitors on the waiting list to attend.
  • Refunds will be issued if you are feeling unwell with COVID-19 symptoms or are awaiting a COVID test and can no longer attend the competition. We will also provide a refund if there is a change in border restrictions that limits your ability to attend the competition.

You may change the events you are registered for by contacting the organisational team by 12/09/2021. After this date it is no longer possible to add events. It is also acceptable to not show up for any event you do not wish to compete in.

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Joshua Hounslow won with a mean of 30.00 moves in the 3x3x3 Fewest Moves event. Lachlan Stephens finished second (32.33) and Jonathan Charlesworth finished third (44.00).

Event Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
3x3x3 Blindfolded Joshua Hounslow 1:45.55 DNF Australia DNF1:45.55DNF
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Joshua Hounslow 29 30.00 Australia 312930
Clock Joshua Hounslow 6.70 7.38 Australia 6.9410.196.707.777.42
Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Blindfolded First round Bo3 10:00.00 cumulative * Top 6 advance to next round
Final Bo3 10:00.00 cumulative *
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Final Mo3 1 hour
Clock Final Bo2 / Ao5 2:00.00 2 attempts to get < 45.00
4x4x4 Blindfolded Final Bo3 45:00.00 cumulative *
5x5x5 Blindfolded Final Bo3 45:00.00 cumulative *

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Schedule for Sunday (September 19, 2021)

From 09:00 AM
To 09:50 AM
4x4x4 Blindfolded Final
Main Room
Time limit
45:00.00 cumulative *
From 09:50 AM
To 10:40 AM
5x5x5 Blindfolded Final
Main Room
Time limit
45:00.00 cumulative *
From 10:40 AM
To 11:05 AM
Main Room
From 11:05 AM
To 11:35 AM
Clock Final
Main Room
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
2 attempts to get < 45.00
From 11:35 AM
To 12:20 PM
3x3x3 Blindfolded First round
Main Room
Time limit
10:00.00 cumulative *
Top 6 advance to next round
From 12:20 PM
To 01:20 PM
Main Room
From 01:20 PM
To 02:30 PM
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Final (Attempt 1)
Main Room
Time limit
1 hour
From 02:30 PM
To 02:50 PM
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final
Main Room
Time limit
10:00.00 cumulative *
From 02:50 PM
To 03:55 PM
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Final (Attempt 2)
Main Room
Time limit
1 hour
From 03:55 PM
To 05:00 PM
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Final (Attempt 3)
Main Room
Time limit
1 hour
From 05:00 PM
To 05:15 PM
Main Room

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. How can I change my events?
You must make any change to your registered events by the 12th of September 2021. Please contact us through this page detailing your event changes.

Q. What time should I arrive at the competition?
If you are competing in 4x4 blindfolded or 5x5 blindfolded, please arrive at the venue at 8:55AM; allowing five minutes for cube submission.
For all other competitors, please arrive at the venue for 10:40AM for registration.
Further, you should be at the venue ready to compete 30 minutes before you are scheduled. Please note the schedule is subject to change on the day.

Q. How old do I have to be to compete?
Anyone can compete at any age! We encourage anyone considering to compete to register as it will be a great experience regardless of age.

Q. How fast do I have to be to compete?
To compete you only need to know how to solve the cube! Please check the events tab for information in time limits for each event.

Q. What do I need to know before the competition day?
Before attending you should have read and understood the WCA regulations . We also recommend that you watch this helpful competitor guide and read this competition tutorial. You should also know when your events are scheduled throughout the day.

Q. How do I find out if I've progressed to the second round?
Times will be uploaded throughout the day. Please allow up to an hour from finishing your solves to them being uploaded. After all the times of a round has been entered, you can see if you are in the following round.

Q. Who can I ask for help on the day?
Your Delegates for this competition are Charlie Van Ooran and Zak Kenny. Feel free to approach us with any questions!

Q. Can I help on the day?
Of course! Throughout the day we will need judges and runners so please see our Delegates and Organisers to ask how you can best assist.

Live Results

Live results will be provided via WCALive. It may take up to an hour between times being set and them appearing online.

Time limit

If you reach the time limit during your solve, the judge will stop you and your result will be DNF (see Regulation A1a4).
A cumulative time limit may be enforced (see Regulation A1a2).


The result to beat to proceed to the second phase of a cutoff round (see Regulation 9g).


The format describes how to determine the ranking of competitors based on their results. The list of allowed formats per event is described in Regulation 9b. See Regulation 9f for a description of each format.

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